Right [Single]

by Chris De Souza

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Round and round we go
You see this street is A cassette
Where B repeats exactly what we know the other side's just said

We ride upon a track 
that keeps the cycle of our choices
rolling overtop the voices of the ones we dispossess 

I just wanna do right by you

Lord of hosts let down your son
to set the table where we finally
eat the bread beside the ones we’ve
dragged beneath our tyres 

We’re gonna need the wine to wash the truth down
That there's nothing we can do
to fix it even if we set ourselves on fire 

I just wanna do right by you

Holy ember burn so bright
Touch my mouth put hate to flight
Kiss away my need to prove

Cause I just wanna do right by you

Lord of ages
we’ve just begun
to face the music
to face the sun
Lord of hearts
the time has come
not our choosing 
but theirs be done

I’ve done so much wrong by you

credits

released October 27, 2016
Drums: Jared Falk
Bass: Aaron Rathjen
Electric: Steven Schallert
Harmonica: Cale Stanage
Percussion: Svein Storsæter
Vocals: Jessica Friesen
Vocals, Acoustics, Electric, Programming: Chris De Souza

Session Recording: Tyler Johnson
Mixing: Nic Manders
Mastering: Nathan Tiddy
Artwork: Andrew Lutrull
Design: Matthew Wormald

Produced by Chris De Souza, with more than a little help from these friends.

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Chris De Souza Wollongong, Australia

Great-grandson of Dublin, grandson of Mumbai, born in Yellowknife and raised in suburban Vancouver, Chris has spent the past decade becoming a family man in Wollongong, Australia.

Chris spent the greater part of 2016 in the sanctuary of his little studio working on these tunes tunes that represent a shifting/tearing/fleeting/healing sense of self, community and place.
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